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Theorem weth 9177
Description: Well-ordering theorem: any set 𝐴 can be well-ordered. This is an equivalent of the Axiom of Choice. Theorem 6 of [Suppes] p. 242. First proved by Ernst Zermelo (the "Z" in ZFC) in 1904. (Contributed by Mario Carneiro, 5-Jan-2013.)
Assertion
Ref Expression
weth (𝐴𝑉 → ∃𝑥 𝑥 We 𝐴)
Distinct variable group:   𝑥,𝐴
Allowed substitution hint:   𝑉(𝑥)

Proof of Theorem weth
Dummy variable 𝑦 is distinct from all other variables.
StepHypRef Expression
1 weeq2 5017 . . 3 (𝑦 = 𝐴 → (𝑥 We 𝑦𝑥 We 𝐴))
21exbidv 1836 . 2 (𝑦 = 𝐴 → (∃𝑥 𝑥 We 𝑦 ↔ ∃𝑥 𝑥 We 𝐴))
3 dfac8 8817 . . 3 (CHOICE ↔ ∀𝑦𝑥 𝑥 We 𝑦)
43axaci 9150 . 2 𝑥 𝑥 We 𝑦
52, 4vtoclg 3238 1 (𝐴𝑉 → ∃𝑥 𝑥 We 𝐴)
Colors of variables: wff setvar class
Syntax hints:  wi 4   = wceq 1474  wex 1694  wcel 1976   We wwe 4986
This theorem was proved from axioms:  ax-mp 5  ax-1 6  ax-2 7  ax-3 8  ax-gen 1712  ax-4 1727  ax-5 1826  ax-6 1874  ax-7 1921  ax-8 1978  ax-9 1985  ax-10 2005  ax-11 2020  ax-12 2032  ax-13 2232  ax-ext 2589  ax-rep 4693  ax-sep 4703  ax-nul 4712  ax-pow 4764  ax-pr 4828  ax-un 6824  ax-ac2 9145
This theorem depends on definitions:  df-bi 195  df-or 383  df-an 384  df-3or 1031  df-3an 1032  df-tru 1477  df-ex 1695  df-nf 1700  df-sb 1867  df-eu 2461  df-mo 2462  df-clab 2596  df-cleq 2602  df-clel 2605  df-nfc 2739  df-ne 2781  df-ral 2900  df-rex 2901  df-reu 2902  df-rmo 2903  df-rab 2904  df-v 3174  df-sbc 3402  df-csb 3499  df-dif 3542  df-un 3544  df-in 3546  df-ss 3553  df-pss 3555  df-nul 3874  df-if 4036  df-pw 4109  df-sn 4125  df-pr 4127  df-tp 4129  df-op 4131  df-uni 4367  df-int 4405  df-iun 4451  df-br 4578  df-opab 4638  df-mpt 4639  df-tr 4675  df-eprel 4939  df-id 4943  df-po 4949  df-so 4950  df-fr 4987  df-se 4988  df-we 4989  df-xp 5034  df-rel 5035  df-cnv 5036  df-co 5037  df-dm 5038  df-rn 5039  df-res 5040  df-ima 5041  df-pred 5583  df-ord 5629  df-on 5630  df-suc 5632  df-iota 5754  df-fun 5792  df-fn 5793  df-f 5794  df-f1 5795  df-fo 5796  df-f1o 5797  df-fv 5798  df-isom 5799  df-riota 6489  df-wrecs 7271  df-recs 7332  df-en 7819  df-card 8625  df-ac 8799
This theorem is referenced by:  vitali2  39389
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